Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: diving accident

Kindness, courage help quadriplegic two years after devastating accident

Todd Duitsman has made extraordinary progress since he suffered spinal-cord injuries while body surfing at Big Beach on Maui in 2014. And with unfailing...

Memoirs of a Body – A Short Documentary

https://vimeo.com/schmudde/memoirs-of-a-body A short documentary called Memoirs of a Body, which takes a unique look at how we physically embody our sense of self through the...
Ryan Baetke's modified accessible truck

Quadriplegic retrofits truck to accommodate special needs

Lingering cleanup chores, tasks he didn’t attend to during the holiday weekend, consume Ryan Baetke’s Monday night at his home just north of Davenport. From...

Just Don’t Dive! Go in Feet First to Avoid Spinal Cord Injuries

Diving into a pool or lake during summer activities may land you in a wheelchair for the rest of your life; over 800 people...

UPMC’s clinical trial showing promise with spinal cord injuries

Three years ago, Michael Fraser broke his neck in a diving accident near his Vandergrift home but remembers little about it. But in April, the...